Women Entrepreneurs

Franchises

Jazzercise Still Thrives After 50 Years... and Its Startup Fee Is Only $1,250

The workout franchise is still growing, still evolving and still dancing.

'Speak Up! You Have a Seat at the Table Because You Earned It': Bacardi's Laila Mignoni

The brand builder, digital native expert and Bacardi's Director of Creative Excellence has delivered award-winning campaigns for some of the world's most iconic brands.

How MikMak Founder Rachel Tipograph Helps Big Brands Monetize Social Videos

The social media maverick describes her entrepreneurial journey.

Rise and Thrive With Tiffany Cruikshank, the Founder of Yoga Medicine

The health expert shares her energizing morning routine and exactly what she does to sleep soundly at night.

Ketchum's First Female CEO Talks Diversity in Upper Management

Here's how this CEO thinks women can break through the glass ceiling and positively impact their businesses.
Growing a Business

Designed, Built and Financed by Women, This 100-Year-Old Hotel Stays Relevant by Leaning Into Its Past

In a city known for chasing trends, Los Angeles' Hotel Figueroa thrives by embracing its long history.
Growth

The Wonder Woman Disrupter Next Door: Catching Up With Tanya Odom

It's been a year since 'Disrupters' hit the book shelves. Tanya Odom speaks up about her past year of adventure, reinforcing the idea of how this Wonder Woman can do just about anything.

Bumble and Gen. G Form First Pro All-Women 'Fortnite' Team

The esports team will have a dedicated streaming room in Los Angeles.

From Waitress to James Beard Award-Winning Chef: How Karen Akunowicz Sliced and Diced Her Way to Success

Chef and restauranteur Karen Akunowicz shares her recipe for resilience and pursuing your passion.

7 Ways to Get From Burnout to Balance

After a complete mental and physical breakdown, Nicole Lapin took these steps to come to her own rescue. Here she shares her methods for preventing extreme burnout.
Change

The Wonder Woman Disrupter Next Door: Catching Up With Trailblazer Jo-Ann Mendles

It's been a year since 'Disrupters' hit bookshelves. Jo-Ann Mendles continues on her path of personal redefinition as she drives disruption and seeks out her next 'big thing.'

Valuable Lessons Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs Can Learn by Keeping up With the Kardashians

They have quickly proven that they are a force to be reckoned with and are as much about brains as they are about beauty.
Growth

How Things Change When You Become a Boss

This female entrepreneur discusses what changes she noticed as her business expanded.

How a Childhood Toy Inspired This Entrepreneur to Launch Her Business

Reminded of her passion, Laurie Gray ditched the corporate world and launched the Pie Bar bakery.

'Lead With Strength': How Fashion Designer Rebecca Minkoff Overcame Self-Doubt and Launched a Network for Women Entrepreneurs

Rebecca Minkoff's new initiative, The Female Founder Collective, encourages consumers to shop 'female-founded' as a value.